Ratul Puri, nephew of Madhya Pradesh CM Kamal Nath arrested in 354 crore scam

Ratan Puri Arrest
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New Delhi, Kamal Nath’s Nephew Ratul Puri Arrested by Enforcement Directorate. The nephew of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath and former executive director of Moser Baer Company Ratul Puri has been arrested by Enforcement Directorate. Two days earlier, the Enforcement Directorate had filed a case of Rs 354 crore Bank Fraud against Ratul Puri and others.

However, Delhi High Court granted interim protection to Puri from arrest till August 20 on 14 August. Now the ED has arrested in this case. According to ED officials, all including businessman Ratul Puri have been charged with alleged criminal conspiracy, cheating, forgery, and corruption. Earlier, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has also questioned Madhya Pradesh CM Kamal Nath’s nephew Ratul Puri several times in the VVIP helicopter scam. Ratul Puri is accused of transferring money from his companies to Dubai in the VIP Agusta chopper case. The ED is investigating who got the money in Ratul’s company?

Apart from Puri, the Central Investigation Agency that had filed the case, in this case, included the company (MBIL), his father and managing director Deepak Puri, directors – Neeta Puri (Ratul’s mother and Kamal Nath’s sister), Sanjay Jain and Vineet Sharma. Are. Earlier, the Central Bank of India said in a statement that Ratul resigned as executive director in 2012 while his parents stayed on the board of directors. The CBI had also raided 6 places on Monday.

The complaint was filed by the Central Bank of India on the complaint of the Central Bank of India. The bank alleged in the complaint that the company had been taking loans from various banks since 2009 and had changed the repayment terms several times. The bank’s complaint is now part of the CBI’s FIR. It alleged that a forensic audit was conducted when she (the company) was unable to pay the debt and the Central Bank of India declared the account as ‘fake’ on 20 April 2019.

Deepak Puri is also on ED’s target, tell that Ratul Puri’s father and Moser Bier chairman Deepak Puri is also on ED’s target. He was also questioned by the Central Investigation Agency recently in the August Westland money laundering case along with his son Ratul Puri. This inquiry was made in this case on charges of money laundering of 3,600 crores. The CBDT has said in its statement that the group has made entries using shell companies which have been caught.

The Income Tax Department had detected tax evasion of crores of rupees. Recently, the Income Tax Department had raided companies of relatives of Kamal Nath and detected tax evasion of more than Rs 1,350 crore. Not only this, the Income Tax Department also seized undisclosed assets worth Rs 3 crore. Ratul Puri was also among these relatives of Kamal Nath. Ratul Puri is the chairman of Hindustan Power Projects Private Limited. Her mother Neeta is the sister of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister and veteran Congress leader Kamal Nath.